annihilator1100 at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 7 10:34:57 PST 2008
How would they even work? Bolt to the rear shock?
To lower the front, wouldn't I somehow lower or compress the forks?Regards- Jonathon Jay"If you don't do it this year, you'll be one year older when you do."> Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 10:26:50 -0800> From: steven at bixbys.net> To: annihilator1100 at hotmail.com> Subject: Re: Lowering Links> CC: gpzlist at micapeak.com> > I don't know about this specific product for the GPZ, but I did add> some lowering links to my wife's Suzuki Bandit 1250S a few weeks ago> and they work great for that bike. The links are similar to what the> eBay item looks like - two holes on the bottom which add or subtract> some height from the stock links.> > The Bandit gets about 1" lower in the back, and I raised the forks> about 15mm for a total effect of just under 1" of saddle height> reduction. She *loves* it now, no tip-toe takeoffs or fear of> dropping the bike at a light.> > This particular bike seems to handle a wee bit better with the lower> CG - more planted and secure feeling. The drawbacks are reduced> cornering clearance, the bike doesn't have much lean on the sidestand> now, and the centerstand is impossible for her to use. I can get it> on the centerstand but it takes a good bit of push/heave.> > I'm considering getting both stands modified to ease these issues -> for example, parking at a curb with the typical crowned roads, the> bike is nearly upright - not a comfortable angle in my book. I'm> sure I can have the sidestand shortened a bit and it would work much> better. The centerstand is another factor entirely, I dunno how this> would work out yet if it's shortened. We'll see.\> > > On 2/7/08, Jonathon Jay <annihilator1100 at hotmail.com> wrote:> >> > Anyone know anything about products like this?:> >> > http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Kawasaki-GPZ-1100-1995-1996-1997-Lowering-links-link_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ35592QQihZ024QQitemZ370020860084QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVWRegards- Jonathon Jay"If you don't do it this year, you'll be one year older when you do."> > _________________________________________________________________> > Shed those extra pounds with MSN and The Biggest Loser!> > http://biggestloser.msn.com/
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